This is a free full game chess variant. It works just like normal chess, except that the board also comes into play. Conquer squares on the board, gather income from them and build new pieces!
Play the game against other players by joining this group: http://www.chess.com/groups/home/economy-chess
Read a blog about strategy and the game here:
Video explaining the rules and the program:
*I know the game has some shortcomings, but I really wanted to get the game out (it has had much delay already). I think it's very playable, but can get better. Please send me your thoughts, comments and other feedback to help improve the next version.